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Kurchatov Institute Engaged in Rescuing Baikal from Algae

The Research Center «Kurchatov Institute» was engaged in the techniques development that will help to protect Lake Baikal from cyanobacteria. 

Huge Herring Kings Beached on the Shore of Luzon Island in Philippines

On the eve of the earthquake on the coast of the Luzon Island (Philippines), two herring kings, a male and a female, 3.6 and 4.2 meters long, were found. 

Nine Regions Flooded Due to Heavy Rains in Thailand

In the northern and north-eastern part of Thailand, 44 provinces flooded as a result of heavy rains.

Huge Garbage Spot Found in Pacific Ocean

In addition to the Big Garbage Spot there is one more in the Pacific - an area of at least a million square kilometers.

Lake Baikal Water Protection Zone to Be 10 Times Cut

The Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia intends to reduce the water protection zone of Lake Baikal from 57 to 5.9 thousand sq. km. 

Tibetan Cedar Annual Rings Told Scientists about Climate Change

Russian climatologists, with the support of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, have examined several hundred cedars that grew in 20 corners of Tibet in the last 55 years. 

UFO Noticed on Ice of Antarctica

Ufologists have studied pictures taken from a satellite in Antarctica, and have discovered a strange object in the form of a trapezoid.

Niagara Blackened from Sewage

The water in the Niagara River became black and got an unpleasant smell.

Cosmic Cargo Ship Flooded in Ocean

The cargo ship Progress MS-05 was undocked from the ISS on the eve. Part of its wreckage burned in the atmosphere, and some fell into the Pacific Ocean. 

Strong Earthquake in Bodrum and Kos Island Led to Flooding Beaches

On the night of Friday, July 21, an earthquake with 6.7 magnitude occurred off the Turkey coast.

Planeta.ru will Help to Build Snow Houses for Seals

Baltic Seal Friends Foundation has launched a crowdfunding campaign on the Planeta.ru website - fundraising is being carried out for the construction of shelters for the young seals. On the project page everyone can contribute to the conservation of marine mammals rare species.

Record Frosts and Heavy Snowfall have been Recorded in Argentina

After the so-called "storm of the century" in the Argentine city of San Carlos de Bariloche, the air temperature dropped to minus 25.4 degrees Celsius.

Lightning Damaged the Fountain Complex Control System on Moscow Square

The famous fountains on Moscow Square will not be able to "sing" and "dance" for at least two weeks.

Scientists: Bikini Atoll Corals are Thriving Even After Nuclear Explosions

Specialists at Stanford University conducted research on the Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean and received unexpected results.

Solovetsky Islands Can Be Included in UNESCO World Heritage List

At the 41st session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, held in Krakow, the issue of including Solovki in the World Heritage List was considered.

Trillion Tons Piece Broken Away From Antarctica Glacier

Part of the largest Antarctica ice shelf broke away and became one of the biggest icebergs in the entire history of observations.

Shark Bit Nudist in Miami Beach

On a nudist beach in the vicinity of Miami Beach (USA), one of the holidaymakers suffered from a shark attack.

Tourists are Invited to Admire Antarctica Ice

One of the tourist companies in the UK offers to travel to Antarctica for everyone who wants it. 

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